In Windows 7 home premium product key
, 8, 10, or Vista, Microsoft hides the Admin account to ensure that the system is not tampered with or affected by user settings.
However, in the process you use, many programs require running under the Admin. In the article below, Network Administrator will guide you how to activate the hidden Admin account on Windows 7, 8 and Windows 10.
First open the Command Prompt under Admin. To do this, type cmd in the Search box on the Start Menu. On the list of search results, right-click Command Promt and select Run as administrator.
To view all of your Windows product key
accounts, enter the following command in the Command Prompt window and press Enter: net user
Next proceed to activate the hidden Admin account. To do this you copy and paste the following command into the Command Prompt window and press Enter: net user administrator / active: yes
By default, the hidden Admin account is not set password protected, however if you want you can easily set the password for hidden Admin account.
To do this, copy and paste the following command into the command prompt: net user administrator *
At this point you will be asked to enter a password for the Admin account. Your task is to enter the password you want to create and confirm the password.
You can also easily disable the Admin account by entering the following command into the Command Prompt window: net user administrator / active: no
The Admin account will now be disabled (disabled) and will no longer be displayed on the login screen.
Just like activating an Admin account, you can easily activate the Guest account on your Windows 8.1 product key
computer. Just enter the following command into the Command Prompt window and press Enter: net user guest / active: yes
If you want to disable the Guest account, use the following command: net user guest / active: no